Transportation Shift Supervisor
City of Clarksville
People & HR, Operations
Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023
This is the third of six levels in the Transportation series. Incumbents coordinate and monitor the transportation operations of an assigned shift. Responsibilities may include: monitoring activities to ensure buses are on schedule; inspecting vehicles, transit center, bus shelters, and transfer points for proper functioning and cleanliness; performing routine, light vehicle maintenance; providing customer service to transit customers; preparing and delivering bank deposits; and supervising lower level employees.***THE EMPLOYEE SELECTED MUST BE AVAILABLE TO WORK NIGHTS, WEEKENDS (SATURDAY), AND SOME HOLIDAYS. THIS POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN THROUGH AUGUST 15, 2023, OR UNTIL FILLED.***
- Example of Duties
TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)
- Supervises staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures; maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
- Monitors transit schedules, routes, and equipment through field inspection; investigates and reports on schedule and route deficiencies and problems; recommends changes as necessary.
- Responds to inquiries or requests for information regarding transportation, route, and/or scheduling policies, procedures. and/or other related information. Resolves problems and/or conflicts that occur.
- Performs inspections of vehicles, transit center, bus shelters, and transfer points for proper functioning and cleanliness.
- Prepares and maintains a variety of operational records and reports.
- Prepares and delivers bank deposits.
- Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
- Typical Qualifications
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and two years transit operations experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
- Supplemental Information
LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):
KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):
- Commercial Driver's License Class B with P Endorsement
SKILLS: (position requirements at entry):
- Supervisory principles;
- Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes;
- Cash handling techniques;
- Transportation principles related to area of assignment;
- Transportation scheduling techniques;
- Recordkeeping and report preparation techniques;
- Inspection principles;
- Customer service principles;
- Computers and related software applications.
- Monitoring and evaluating employees;
- Prioritizing and assigning work;
- Monitoring transit operations;
- Preparing bank deposits;
- Performing inspections of vehicles, equipment, and facilities;
- Providing customer service;
- Maintaining operational records;
- Using a computer and related software applications;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and receive work direction.
Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.
Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, and extreme temperatures.
The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.